Results for remote access

Threat Research

“BlueKeep” Vulnerability (CVE-2019-0708) within Cloud/Datacenter Machines: How to Safeguard Yourself?

Recently, FortiGuard Labs conducted its own research on Microsoft Azure datacenter IP ranges and found several instances of unpatched machines still vulnerable to the critical “BlueKeep” RDP vulnerability. Learn more about how to protect against this vulnerability.

By Kushal Arvind ShahJune 12, 2019

Threat Research

CVE-2019-0708 – Remote Desktop Protocol and Remote Code Execution #Bluekeep

The FortiGuard Labs SE Team has drafted a brief Threat Advisory alerting customers to immediately apply the latest patches from Microsoft for CVE-2019-0708 on any affected machines, read for more information.

By FortiGuard SE TeamMay 23, 2019

Threat Research

German Speakers Targeted by SPAM Leading to Ozone RAT

Remote Administration Tools (RAT) have been around for a long time. They provide users and administrators with the convenience of being able to take full control of their systems without needing to be physically in front of a device. In this age of global operations, that’s a huge deal. From troubleshooting machines across countries to observing employees across rooms, RAT solutions have become widely used tools for remote maintenance and monitoring. Unfortunately, malware authors often utilize these same capabilities to compromise systems....

Industry Trends

Threat Landscape Perspectives: TeamViewer Attack – Spy vs. Spy Misdirection?

The TeamViewer news is yet another example of the changing dynamics in cybersecurity today. Fortinet’s Aamir Lakhani offers some perspective.Why is the TeamViewer news important to consider?The TeamViewer attack appears to be an organized and sophisticated attack. We have seen criminal organizations spend a great deal of money and efforts increasing their skills in order for them to conduct cybercrime. Ransomware is a good example or why criminal organizations do this. It is both extremely valuable and profitable. Likewise, a remote access and...

By John WeltonJune 02, 2016